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A healthcare investment fund has become one of Israel’s largest with a $660 million close

One of Israel’s single largest venture capital funds is a new later stage vehicle focused on healthcare. The aMoon investment firm launched its second vehicle in April 2018 and it just announced its final close with $660 million in assets under management — making it one of the largest (if not the largest) firm in ...

Syringe-pill injects you on the inside

Biomedical engineers prototyped a pill that integrates a syringe to inject insulin into the floor of the stomach. From Science News:

The shape is designed to guide the device to rest, cap down, on the floor of the stomach. There, it sticks a needle tip composed almost entirely of insulin a few millimeters into the ...

Lack of transparency in healthcare startups risks another Theranos implosion

Are more Theranos -style scandals looming for investors in healthcare startups? A team of researchers associated with the Meta Research Innovation Center at Stanford thinks so. They’ve  published a paper warning investors in life sciences startups that a systemic lack of transparency exists in their portfolio companies — creating the possibility for more multi-billion dollar implosions and ...

Spike Diabetes applies social pressure to keep patients safe

It can be tough for diabetes patients to keep a constant eye on their glucose levels. Spike Diabetes lets family and doctors lend a hand by sending them real-time alerts about the patient’s stats. And the app’s artificial intelligence features can even send helpful reminders or suggest the most diabetes-friendly meals when you walk into ...

Insurer won’t pay murdered gunshot victim’s family because he didn’t disclose his high blood-sugar

In March 2018, Nathan Ganas was murdered in his driveway in Durban, South Africa, during a botched hijacking; now Momentum, the insurer who wrote the 2.4m Rand (USD 170,700) policy on his life, is refusing to pay out because they say he didn't disclose his elevated blood-sugar levels when he took out the policy -- ...

***** Function and the Impact of Diabetes

10.04.2018 · Posted in Health Articles

More than 30 million Americas – 9.4% of the population – are thought to have diabetes – and about a quarter of them don’t know it. Equally alarming, some 84 million Americans are considered to be in a pre-diabetes condition. This serious medical condition can have a huge impact upon a person’s health – and ...

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10 Medical Reasons to Go Vegan

04.03.2012 · Posted in Nutrition Articles

nutrition is not very big in medical school, we teach doctors and nurses how to treat the symptoms of diseases more so than the diseases themselves. We push pharmaceuticals. I went vegan when I saw the conditions 98% of farmed animals are kept in, from there, I became expose to many truths which are in ...

What to Do When Women Discover They Have Gestational Diabetic Issues

01.16.2012 · Posted in Health Care Articles

Gestational diabetes, or elevated blood glucose ranges in pregnant women who normally exhibit no signs of diabetic issues, is believed to have an effect on 3% to 10% of pregnancies, in particular in the third trimester. Females that are more prone are over 35 years old, being overweight, and in addition specified ethnic backgrounds, ...

Our Health Report Card

12.16.2011 · Posted in Health Articles

If you thought getting an F in school was bad, wait till you read this report card. ...